Alex Aspasia, the Plus-Size Woman’s Journey to Love

Meet Alex Aspasia and her empowering journey to love and acceptance as a plus-size woman. Read more about her.

Alex Aspasia, a plus-size model, defies body shaming, embracing self-love. Her confidence inspires as she rises above negativity, focusing on the positive. Adding to her triumphs, she shares her public journey of love with her husband.

During a date, the guy declined to hold her hand in public.

Alex Aspasia
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Alex’s path to self-love has been arduous. Previously, she was concealed by partners, one even avoiding public hand-holding due to her size. These painful encounters left her feeling unworthy and lacking beauty.

She said: “I used to see people who wanted to keep me a secret. Another refused to hold my hand in public because I was plus-sized. It made me feel unworthy. Not good enough. Not beautiful. I hit that low, and I remember thinking — ’I’ll never let anyone let me feel that way again.’”

Now, her husband envelops Alex Aspasia in love and tenderness.

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She joyfully unveiled her romance, celebrating love on TikTok through cuddles, affectionate gazes, and heartfelt kisses, breaking size barriers in a heartwarming testament.

They connected through a dating application.

Alex Aspasia
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Alex Aspasia’s love journey is truly extraordinary. In 2019, she encountered Matthew, a digital marketer, on a dating app. Their immediate bond led them to marry in April 2022, cementing their deep connection and commitment.

Trolls said she would “crush his legs.”

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Yet, their love tale brims with hurdles. Alex encountered body-shaming and online taunts as a plus-sized model. Strangers predicted doom, branding him “desperate” and her, a potential leg-crusher. Nonetheless, these hurtful words fail to dim the couple’s enamored spirits.

“It’s horrible. But we are 100 percent smitten with each other. I know my worth now. Just because you are overweight or plus-sized, it doesn’t mean you don’t deserve love. I want people to know you are worthy,” she said.

Her younger self would be filled with immense pride and admiration for the progress Alex Aspasia has made.

Alex Aspasia
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Embracing her body despite hurtful online remarks, the size 26 model now confidently showcases her self-love. Reflecting on her path, she notes, “If you would have told younger me I would publicly be in a bikini at my size I never would have believed you.”

Regrettably, her trolls have previously compelled her to conceal herself, leading her to comment that “My mum, she didn’t force me, but I had to wear those ugly one-pieces, covering up as much as I can. It’s okay to embrace your belly, big thighs, big arms — it’s there, it’s not going anywhere, it’s hot outside, and I don’t want to be in triple layers.”

She’s skilled at confronting body shaming.

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Alex has confronted ceaseless online criticism and body shaming. The memory of being cruelly labeled a “beach whale” still stings, and her sarcastic response lingers: “They’re like ’spotted the beached whale.’ I’m like, ’That’s original, at least come up with something good.’”

Regrettably, the negativity persists, with some suggesting that larger women should conceal their bodies and label prominent bellies as “repulsive.” Nevertheless, Alex embraces her body with pride, acknowledging that “This is a real woman’s body, real women have cellulite, stretch marks, rolls.”

Alex Aspasia inspires plus-size women to confidently flaunt their favorite bikinis.

Alex Aspasia
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With fervor, she motivates individuals to embrace their bodies, celebrating the path to self-acceptance. Her resolute belief: whether privately or in one’s yard, anyone should boldly don a bikini, especially first-timers. She says: “Put it on, and just know your body is worthy — get it out.”

Alex becomes acutely aware of the weight her actions carry, especially for women who share her body type, adding: “Women who look like me, they feel like they can put that bikini on now after seeing me in it, that’s what’s important.”

As we conclude this heartfelt journey of love and acceptance, could a new chapter be on the horizon for all plus-size ladies? Share your thoughts in the comments.

Written by DADADEL

Adelaida, the founder of Dadadel Creative, boasts a multifaceted background, blending expertise in software engineering, copywriting, and digital marketing. Prior to establishing her agency, she honed her skills as the former Head of the News Department at a regional media outlet, and also amassing 18 years of experience as a host. She has a penchant for sarcasm, a passion for lifestyle topics, and an undeniable love for cats.

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